Game news Indie games of the week you can’t miss (PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Switch)
It’s hot, it’s getting hotter, Passi sang in 1997. And when it’s really too hot, we stay at home, thrown into the dark, with the fans on to play independent games! “Air, air” howled the L5s in 2002, but we’re giving you a breath of fresh air thanks to talented developers. Here’s our selection of indie titles across different and varied genres coming between 1st and 5th August 2022.
The mortuary assistant
Developed by the small team at DarkStone Digital, The Mortuary Assistant puts you in the shoes of a mortuary candidate cutting his teeth at River Fields Mortuary. Manipulating the dead and rubbing shoulders with death, nothing seems to be able to surprise you anymore. Until the appearance of entities that do not act well, awaken you from your torment. It seems that River Fields Mortuary was chosen by families who had suffered demonic possession to deposit their deceased loved ones there. What was just a rumor to scare the undertakers is actually true: demons lurk here. The mortuary assistant offers to practice embalming as well as various work in connection with the maintenance of a mortuary and a body. But also and above all to exorcise demonic powers that cannot be taught in school books.
- Release date : 2 August 2022
- Platform: PC
South of the Circle
In the case of South of the Circle, we cheat a little. The title designed by the State of Play studio (nothing to do with PlayStation) is actually published by 11 bit studios, to which we owe Frostpunk, The War of Mine, Moonlighter. Like Devolver, the publisher specializes in promoting independent games. That said, South of the Circle is a narrative game set during the Cold War. Instead of focusing on the conflict, the app dwells on the relationship between Peter and Clara, two academics facing important choices in their lives. Described as an “emotional” storytelling experience with “a deep cinematic story”, the adventure developed by State of Play features voices recorded by actors who have filmed in Bohemian Rhapsody, The Crown, Game of Thrones or even Chernobyl. With a superb artistic direction, South of the Circle can be a good surprise this summer.
- Release date : 3 August 2022
- Platforms: PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch
Love, money, rock’n’roll
Imagined by the creators of Everlasting Summer, Love, Money, Rock’n’Roll is a graphic novel that this time places the player in Japan in the 1980s. Nikolai, a son of Soviet immigrants, attracts the lust of the wealthiest people in the region. without him understanding why. Surrounded by various young women with different personalities, such as Himitsu, the childhood friend, Catherine, the ex-girlfriend, Ellie, the headmaster’s granddaughter, and Kagome, the class representative, Nikolai goes out and experiences an event that will shake up his quiet little one. life. With several possible endings, the epic could please fans of the genre. Please note, there is currently no French translation planned.
- Release date : 4 August 2022
- Platform: PC
Find shelter that can withstand the most powerful attacks, the titanic creatures of GigaBash are about to blow up every building in the city! The software developed by Passion Republic Games is about to bring out the beast that lies dormant within you. A true multiplayer arena fighting game, it is inspired by kaijū movies by featuring titanic monsters. On the references side, the studio cites Power Stone as well as Super Smash Bros., which is pretty good news for a game that aims to have fun with others. Playable up to four locally, solo or 2v2, GigaBash offers devastating attacks where the elements of the interior serve as weapons. With its 10 creatures to embody and its “evening” mode with mini-games, Gigabash smells like a multiplayer game designed to ignite warm summer evenings.
- Release date : August 5, 2022
- Platform: PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4